List/Grid Stories that Shaped the Past Decade

We welcome you to visit in coming days and weeks as we highlight the work of September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows around the major issues of the past decade.

On the 18th Anniversary Of the Opening of Guantanamo Bay Prison

January 11, 2020 Speech Delivered at the “Justice Now: Close Guantánamo & End Torture Rally” My nephew, Adam Arias, was murdered on 9/11 in the World Trade Center with almost… Read more »

The Torture Report: Reflections by Colleen Kelly

Torture was never okay The first time I saw Khalid Sheik Mohammed I was at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base. Mohammed — the alleged mastermind of 9/11 — was behind triple-paned… Read more »

Toward A Peace Process For Afghanistan

New York, December 5, 2019 Let us have a beginning to a real peace process in Afghanistan.  For this to be possible, it is necessary that negotiations be resolutely widened… Read more »

The Torture Report: Reflections by Nancy Meyer

The Torture Report by Nancy Meyer The Report is a captivating movie. Nothing in it – from the government-sponsored cruelty experienced by captives depicted in the torture scenes to the… Read more »

The Torture Report: Reflections by Valerie Lucznikowska

October 2019 Who are we? As Americans. As individuals. This thought gripped me when I first heard of the kidnapping and torture of people captured as suspected terrorists. The subsequent… Read more »

The Torture Report: Reflections by Terry Kay Rockefeller

Reflections by Terry Kay Rockefeller On September 10th, 2001, I was a proud citizen of a country based on the rule of law and adherence to fundamental human rights –… Read more »

The Torture Report: Reflections by Phyllis Rodriguez

October 18, 2019 Revisiting the Loss of My Son and its Aftermath The Report evoked painful memories and deep emotion in me. It is a reminder of the loss of… Read more »

Adele Welty’s Review of “The Report”

November 2019 Just when I think I’ve seen or heard it all in my eighty-plus years, along comes an explosive expose’ to wake me up – again.  Although not unique to… Read more »

Report From the Pretrials At Guantanamo Bay Prison Nov 2- 8,2019

by Emily Grandcolas SUMMARY 11/4/19 – 11/5/19 Closed Session 11/6/19 -11/8/19 Open Session   Court started on Wednesday for the Victim Family Members and NGOs. Monday and Tuesday were held… Read more »

Report From the Pretrials at Guantanamo Bay Prison, Oct. 28-Nov.1, 2019

By Nancy Meyer As promised, here’s a description of Day 4 of the 4 days of court proceedings I witnessed at Gitmo. It is my recollection of the Friday, November… Read more »

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